Decapoda - Anomura - Munididae - Agononida

Agononida longipes (A. Milne Edwards, 1880)



World Distribution
Poupin (1994, Etudes & Thèses) - Western Atlantic. North Carolina, Bahamas, Guba, Gulf Mexico, Carribea Sea (Belize), Lesser Antilles (St Kitts, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Lucia, Grenadines, Grenada, Barbados), off Surinam and French Guiana. 40-885 m
Felder et al. (2009) - 40-730 m. Vir–Fla, GMx, Carib–nS Am, S Brz

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 40-730 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Virginia to Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, northern South America, South Brazil. Lesser Antilles, ICA (St Kitts, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Lucia, Barbados, Grenadines, Grenada), IOV (Curaçao). 40-730 m. WA.
Munida longipes A. Milne-Edwards, 1880a: 50, St Kitts, St Lucia, Barbados [R/V Blake, 154-245 brasses]. - A. Milne Edwards & Bouvier, 1897: 44, pl. 3, fig. 9-13, St Kitts, St Lucia, Barbados. - Schmitt, 1935: 178, Curaçao. - Chace, 1942: 47, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Barbados, Grenadines, Grenada [R/V Blake, st. 171, 193, 275, 240, 258]. - Abele & Kim, 1986: 35, Curaçao. - de Melo-Filho & de Melo, 1992b: 514, Barbados [Lectotype at Barbados, R/V Blake, st. 274, 376 m]. - Poupin, 1994: 36, Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, 500-510 m, det. E. Macpherson, MNHN].
Agononida longipes - Baba et al., 2008: 49, Lesser Antilles [Catalog].
Munida cf. longipes - Paulmier, 1993: 22, Guadeloupe, Martinique [Trap, 300-400 m].
Agononida longipes - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4520, 9 June 2015, 16°34.91'N, 61°42.18'W, 532-550 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18851, st. CP4524, 10 June 2015, 16°30.17'N, 61°42.4'W, 550-500 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18796; st. CP4648, 29 June 2015, 16°2.31'N, 61°27.3'W, 388-368 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19189.
Comment: Agononida longipes is distinct by the length of its ambulatory legs, which extend as far as the chelipeds, and by its rostral spine usually shorter than the supraorbital spines (Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1970: 133).

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